TIGER MILK

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Nini and Jameelah are besties. Together they delve into the urban jungle of Berlin, amid clouds of drug smoke and alcoholic dazes, looking for love, sex and a better future. But life intervenes: Jameelah is in danger of being deported to Iraq, and then they witness a murder...

PLEASE NOTE: This screening on June 23 will be shown in a double feature with selected scenes of OSTWIND.

Also in this Program:
SNEAK PEEK: WINDSTORM AND THE WILD HORSES

tags: Aging, Friendship, Youth/Coming of Age, Sexuality, Feature film

Cast: Flora Li Thiemann, Emily Kusche, Narges Rashidi, David Ali Rashed, Emil Benton, Luna Zimic Mijovic

Credits

Screenplay: Ute Wieland

Original Material: Stefanie de Velasco

Director of Photography: Felix Cramer

Film Editor: Anna Kappelmann

Composer: Kicker Dibs

Production Designer: Frank Polosek

Producer: Susanne Freyer, Martin Moszkowicz, Oliver Berben

Production Company: Akzente Film & Fernsehproduktion GmbH

Co-Production Company: Constantin Film, Sima Film

World Sales: Celluloid Dreams

Distributor: Constantin Film Verleih GmbH

Director: Ute Wieland

biography

Ute Wieland was born in Grossbottwar in 1957. She majored in Literature, Theater Studies and Communications at University of Munich before enrolling at Munich film school HFF to study directing. She has freelanced as writer and director since 1986. Literary adaptation IM JAHR DER SCHILDKRÖTE (1989), which she co-wrote and directed, was nominated for the Federal Film Prize. She went on to shoot several TV movies before her hit theatrical debut FC VENUS (2006), which she followed up with hit teen movies CHEEKY GIRLS 1 + 2. She shot TIGER MILK based on the bestselling novel by Stefanie de Velasco in 2016. In 2017, Ute Wieland received the coveted three-month sabattical at VILLA AURORA in Los Angeles.

Screenings

Friday, 6/23/2017, 4:00 PM (166 Min.)
Mathäser 6
Monday, 6/26/2017, 3:00 PM (106 Min.)
Münchner Freiheit 1

After the film: Q&A with director Ute Wieland